DH89 Dragon Rapide

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Support the restoration of France's last flying Rapide

The Amicale Jean-Baptiste Salis is making excellent progress with its de Havilland Dragon Rapide restoration, but needs funding to see it through

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Superb classic aircraft at Southampton Airport captured in colour

Working as an air traffic controller at Southampton Airport from 1958, Ian James was able to photograph some true classics that were either based or passed through — here’s a second helping from his archives

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Dragon Rapide arrives in South Yorkshire

The South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum has announced the arrival of de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide G-AHED from the RAF Museum

Duxford Dragon Rapide crash report released

The official investigation into the crash of a de Havilland Dragon Rapide at this year’s Duxford Summer Air show has been concluded.

VIDEO: Behind the scenes with marathon Dragon Rapide restoration

Volunteer Ken Pye talks about the de Havilland Aircraft Museum’s resurrection of a classic airliner

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What it takes to restore a de Havilland Dragon Rapide

There’s been the odd setback along the way, but the de Havilland Aircraft Museum’s Dragon Rapide is approaching the day when it will become a prized exhibit.

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How a pricey restaurant bill led an actor to start an airline with a Dragon Rapide

The very fine restoration of a de Havilland Dragon Rapide also resurrected a British airline name from the past. We tracked down the man who ran the original Scillonia Airways, and talked to one of the leading lights in the modern operation of the same name

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de Havilland 100: MacRobertson race Rapide

Think of de Havilland
aircraft in 1934’s MacRobertson International Air Race from England to Australia...

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An in-depth profile of the de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide

Still earning its keep after 80 years, the Rapide is an enduring workhorse, as Ken Ellis explains